NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070

Compare NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8 GB vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8 GB, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 649
$ 208.08 significantly less expensive
$ 857

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

89 %
116 %
30% slightly better overall score

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

118 FPS
160 FPS
41 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

74 FPS
85 FPS
12 FPS slightly higher Electron frame rate

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

84 FPS
120 FPS
36 FPS significantly higher City frame rate

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

54 FPS
68 FPS
14 FPS slightly higher Clouds frame rate

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (CUDA) score

CUDA compute benchmark

108,083
149,734
38% slightly higher Geekbench (CUDA) score

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

97,485
135,064
38% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

82,471
99,979
21% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score

3DMark Graphics score

High-end graphics benchmark

10,129
13,651
34% slightly higher 3DMark Graphics score

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

1,605 MHz
7% slightly higher core clock speed
1,500 MHz

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,770 MHz
2% slightly higher boost clock speed
1,725 MHz

Memory

Onboard memory size for textures and vertices

8 GiB
Identical
8 GiB

Memory Bus Width

Number of parallel lines to the memory chips

256 Bit
Identical
256 Bit

Memory Bandwidth

Data transfer speed between GPU core and memory

448 GB/s
Identical
448 GB/s

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

215 W
2% slightly lower TDP
220 W

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

113 Gigapixels/s
166 Gigapixels/s
46% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

283 Gigatexels/s
317 Gigatexels/s
12% slightly higher texture rate

Floating Point Performance

Raw number of floating point operations per second

9 TFLOPS
20 TFLOPS
124% significantly better floating point performance

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

2,560
5,888
129% significantly more shading units

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

160
184
15% slightly more texture mapping units

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

64
96
49% significantly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

32nd of 526
17th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
September 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

GDDR6
GDDR6

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER vs GeForce RTX 3070 specs and performance

For gaming, the GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card is better than the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER in our tests.

In our comparison, the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER has a slightly higher core clock speed. The core clock speed (or base speed) is the frequency at which the GPU core runs. This metric makes sense when comparing GPUs of a similar architecture or generation. In addition, the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER also has a slightly higher boost clock speed. This is a frequency that can be reached if the GPU is cooled sufficiently and has enough power.

Furthermore, the spec sheet for both these GPUs show that they both have the same amount of memory at 8 GiB. Lots of memory is good when playing at high resolutions or with many monitors.

In addition, the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER has a slightly lower TDP at 215 W when compared to the GeForce RTX 3070 at 220 W. TDP (Thermal Design Power) measures total heat output from the chip.

In conclusion, all specs and GPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the GeForce RTX 3070 over the GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER.

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